GameCritics.com "sits down" with Dean Takahashi to talk about his latest book, The Xbox 360 Uncloaked: The Real Story Behind Microsoft's Next-Generation Video Game Console.
"Ed Fries was one of those who crossed the divide between game-focused executive and Microsoft corporate lifer. He liked to run his game division as he saw fit. He didn't coordinate his efforts as tightly with the hardware and system software design teams as the other executives wanted. This relates mainly to his refusal to cut short the development of Halo 2 so that a Halo 3 game could be ready for the Xbox 360 launch."
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